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I, Survivor
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I, Survivor

Wondery

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Women get assaulted. Women get attacked. Women get harassed, manipulated, intimidated, but women are survivors. Time and time again, she persists, even against all odds. Hosts Jenna Brister and Wagatwe Wanjuki share their stories, and those of the men and women who fought back, who won, and who live rising above the trauma of their experiences. 


Latest Episodes

Wondery Presents Joe Exotic: Over My Dead Body Season 2

Joe Exotic is a man who loves his animals and the zoo he created for them. But Joe has a nemesis in the animal world named Carole. And as much as they both love to save animals, Joe and Carole are hell-bent on destroying each other. Listen to season 2 of Over My Dead Body: Joe Exotic atwondery.fm/joeexotic

6 MINSEP 3
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Wondery Presents Joe Exotic: Over My Dead Body Season 2

Introducing Bachelor Happy Hour with Rachel & Ali

“Bachelor Happy Hour with Rachel & Ali” takes fans behind the scenes with all things Bachelor Nation-related in the first ever, official Bachelor podcast. You’ll hear from current cast members and get the details on what really happened when the cameras stopped rolling. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts athttp://wondery.fm/BHHED

9 MINJUL 31
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Introducing Bachelor Happy Hour with Rachel & Ali

Tommy Caldwell's Trauma Changed his Life for the Better

He's been described as the greatest living athlete you've never heard of, but once you hear it you'll never be able to forget Tommy Caldwell's story. In the early 2000s, Tommy was just a young climber on a trip when he and his friends were taken hostage. Then a household accident threatened to end his career forever. Tommy talks about putting his life back together, post traumatic growth, and chasing big dreams. LINKS! You can catch Tommy in action in The Dawn Wall and Free Solo You can also visit Tommy's website for more from the man himself. To read more about his experience in Kyrgyzstan, read his book, The Push Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Robinhood - Robinhood is giving our listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at isurvivor.robinhood.com Living Proof - Visit LivingProof.com/survivor and enter code "Survivor" at checkout for a free sample of their dry shampoo with purchase.

43 MINMAY 28
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Tommy Caldwell's Trauma Changed his Life for the Better

Lockey Maisonneuve Refuses to Forgive her Abusers

ELockey Maisonneuve calls herself the "Girl Raised by Wolves." She had abusive, neglectful parents and hated when people told her she couldn't heal until she forgave her abusers. She found healing through yoga and was able to release her pain, and now she teaches others. You can get a copy of her memoir wherever books are sold. LINKS! Learn more about using yoga to heal trauma Lockey mentioned Rainn.org - it's a great resource for survivors. Learn more about Lockey and her book "A Girl Raised By Wolves" on her website Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Calm - Get unlimited access at Calm.com/SURVIVOR Don't forget to tune intoThe Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

39 MINMAY 21
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Lockey Maisonneuve Refuses to Forgive her Abusers

Darrell Jones on Freedom After 32 Years Behind Bars

In December 2017, Darrell "Diamond" Jones took his first breath as a free man in 32 years. In 1985, he was convicted of a crime he says he didn't commit. He could have pled guilty for a shorter sentence, but he refused to confess guilt for something he knows he didn't do. We talked to him about surviving a dangerous prison and committing his life to making sure other innocent men end up in jail like he did. LINKS! You wouldn't be hearing Darrell's story without reporting from WBUR and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. Learn more about Not In My Name. Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Don't forget to tune intoThe Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

33 MINMAY 14
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Darrell Jones on Freedom After 32 Years Behind Bars

The July Effect

Stacy Seltzer had just married her husband, Jason, when something happened that set off a chain reaction that upturned her entire life: She got pregnant. That led to misdiagnoses, chronic pain, and a month-long stay in the hospital in July 2012. Finally one thing gave her some relief: The July Effect. The jury's still out on whether it's a myth, but what Stacy went through is very, very real. LINKS! Decide for yourself: July Effect, fact or fiction? Be your own health advocate! Don't forget to tune into The Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

40 MINMAY 7
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The July Effect

Leaving Your Family to Save Yourself

Larry Ruhl was in his 20s when he started having flashbacks. Shadowy childhood memories re-emerged of his father, coming into his bedroom late at night. As he uncovered these painful thoughts he was also grappling with his sexuality. He’s here today to talk about the process of healing and how it’s something he works on every day. Larry was brave enough to step into the darkest parts of his life and find solace in sharing with other survivors. *Heads up - this episode mentions childhood sexual abuse and suicidal ideation.* LINKS! Learn more about Larry’s story and order a copy of his book, Breaking the Ruhl’s. Larry is also an incredible designer! Check out his website. You can support this show by supporting our sponsors! Calm - Get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription at Calm.com/survivor and take a deep breath. We're chillin - you can, too! Living Proof - Make the switch to LivingProof.com/Survivor and you'll get a free sample of their BOMB dry shampoo.

33 MINAPR 30
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Leaving Your Family to Save Yourself

The Unlikely Hero of "Dirty John"

It’s been three years since Terra Newell was attacked at her apartment complex by John Meehan, and two years since her family’s ordeal was blasted into public consciousness through the hit podcast turned hit TV show, Dirty John. When the podcast ended, Terra was still healing. We caught up with her about her PTSD, her recovery, and why she decided to go public with her story. This is, I, Survivor. LINKS! Haven't listened to Dirty John? (SERIOUSLY?!) Binge the series. Keep up with Terra online. Read her letter “To the Cast & Crew of The Walking Dead” Want the deets on EMDR? We spoke in more detail last season in our episode with Carol E. Miller, Life After The Plane Crash Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Robinhood - Go to isurvivor.robinhood.com and you'll get a free stock! Living Proof - Visit livingproof.com/survivor and use code "Survivor" and you'll get a free sample of dry shampoo!

33 MINAPR 23
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The Unlikely Hero of "Dirty John"

We're Back!

I, Survivor is back Tuesday, April 23rd! Hear new stories from Dirty John's Terra Newell, climber Tommy Caldwell (from the Free Solo documentary), and more. This season is all about finding empowerment through sharing these stories, and we can’t wait for you to join us.

51 sAPR 16
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We're Back!

Merry Bloody Christmas

ETracy Rowland's mother figured her daughter's Christmas Break home from college was the perfect time to schedule surgery. She wouldn't miss any class and be able to lay around and recover. Of course, that's not exactly what ended up happening. Tracy is here to tell us about a Christmas memory her family still talks about. And! It's the end of Season 1! From all of us here at I, Survivor we want to thank you SO much for listening. We'll be back for Season 2 in April. Happy Holidays! Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Bombas - Go to bombas.com/survivorand enter survivor at checkout for 20% off. Lending Club - Save some money atlendingclub.com/survivor

29 MIN2018 DEC 25
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Merry Bloody Christmas

Latest Episodes

Wondery Presents Joe Exotic: Over My Dead Body Season 2

Joe Exotic is a man who loves his animals and the zoo he created for them. But Joe has a nemesis in the animal world named Carole. And as much as they both love to save animals, Joe and Carole are hell-bent on destroying each other. Listen to season 2 of Over My Dead Body: Joe Exotic atwondery.fm/joeexotic

6 MINSEP 3
Comments
Wondery Presents Joe Exotic: Over My Dead Body Season 2

Introducing Bachelor Happy Hour with Rachel & Ali

“Bachelor Happy Hour with Rachel & Ali” takes fans behind the scenes with all things Bachelor Nation-related in the first ever, official Bachelor podcast. You’ll hear from current cast members and get the details on what really happened when the cameras stopped rolling. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts athttp://wondery.fm/BHHED

9 MINJUL 31
Comments
Introducing Bachelor Happy Hour with Rachel & Ali

Tommy Caldwell's Trauma Changed his Life for the Better

He's been described as the greatest living athlete you've never heard of, but once you hear it you'll never be able to forget Tommy Caldwell's story. In the early 2000s, Tommy was just a young climber on a trip when he and his friends were taken hostage. Then a household accident threatened to end his career forever. Tommy talks about putting his life back together, post traumatic growth, and chasing big dreams. LINKS! You can catch Tommy in action in The Dawn Wall and Free Solo You can also visit Tommy's website for more from the man himself. To read more about his experience in Kyrgyzstan, read his book, The Push Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Robinhood - Robinhood is giving our listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at isurvivor.robinhood.com Living Proof - Visit LivingProof.com/survivor and enter code "Survivor" at checkout for a free sample of their dry shampoo with purchase.

43 MINMAY 28
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Tommy Caldwell's Trauma Changed his Life for the Better

Lockey Maisonneuve Refuses to Forgive her Abusers

ELockey Maisonneuve calls herself the "Girl Raised by Wolves." She had abusive, neglectful parents and hated when people told her she couldn't heal until she forgave her abusers. She found healing through yoga and was able to release her pain, and now she teaches others. You can get a copy of her memoir wherever books are sold. LINKS! Learn more about using yoga to heal trauma Lockey mentioned Rainn.org - it's a great resource for survivors. Learn more about Lockey and her book "A Girl Raised By Wolves" on her website Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Calm - Get unlimited access at Calm.com/SURVIVOR Don't forget to tune intoThe Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

39 MINMAY 21
Comments
Lockey Maisonneuve Refuses to Forgive her Abusers

Darrell Jones on Freedom After 32 Years Behind Bars

In December 2017, Darrell "Diamond" Jones took his first breath as a free man in 32 years. In 1985, he was convicted of a crime he says he didn't commit. He could have pled guilty for a shorter sentence, but he refused to confess guilt for something he knows he didn't do. We talked to him about surviving a dangerous prison and committing his life to making sure other innocent men end up in jail like he did. LINKS! You wouldn't be hearing Darrell's story without reporting from WBUR and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. Learn more about Not In My Name. Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Don't forget to tune intoThe Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

33 MINMAY 14
Comments
Darrell Jones on Freedom After 32 Years Behind Bars

The July Effect

Stacy Seltzer had just married her husband, Jason, when something happened that set off a chain reaction that upturned her entire life: She got pregnant. That led to misdiagnoses, chronic pain, and a month-long stay in the hospital in July 2012. Finally one thing gave her some relief: The July Effect. The jury's still out on whether it's a myth, but what Stacy went through is very, very real. LINKS! Decide for yourself: July Effect, fact or fiction? Be your own health advocate! Don't forget to tune into The Hot Zone on National Geographic on May 27th.

40 MINMAY 7
Comments
The July Effect

Leaving Your Family to Save Yourself

Larry Ruhl was in his 20s when he started having flashbacks. Shadowy childhood memories re-emerged of his father, coming into his bedroom late at night. As he uncovered these painful thoughts he was also grappling with his sexuality. He’s here today to talk about the process of healing and how it’s something he works on every day. Larry was brave enough to step into the darkest parts of his life and find solace in sharing with other survivors. *Heads up - this episode mentions childhood sexual abuse and suicidal ideation.* LINKS! Learn more about Larry’s story and order a copy of his book, Breaking the Ruhl’s. Larry is also an incredible designer! Check out his website. You can support this show by supporting our sponsors! Calm - Get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription at Calm.com/survivor and take a deep breath. We're chillin - you can, too! Living Proof - Make the switch to LivingProof.com/Survivor and you'll get a free sample of their BOMB dry shampoo.

33 MINAPR 30
Comments
Leaving Your Family to Save Yourself

The Unlikely Hero of "Dirty John"

It’s been three years since Terra Newell was attacked at her apartment complex by John Meehan, and two years since her family’s ordeal was blasted into public consciousness through the hit podcast turned hit TV show, Dirty John. When the podcast ended, Terra was still healing. We caught up with her about her PTSD, her recovery, and why she decided to go public with her story. This is, I, Survivor. LINKS! Haven't listened to Dirty John? (SERIOUSLY?!) Binge the series. Keep up with Terra online. Read her letter “To the Cast & Crew of The Walking Dead” Want the deets on EMDR? We spoke in more detail last season in our episode with Carol E. Miller, Life After The Plane Crash Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Robinhood - Go to isurvivor.robinhood.com and you'll get a free stock! Living Proof - Visit livingproof.com/survivor and use code "Survivor" and you'll get a free sample of dry shampoo!

33 MINAPR 23
Comments
The Unlikely Hero of "Dirty John"

We're Back!

I, Survivor is back Tuesday, April 23rd! Hear new stories from Dirty John's Terra Newell, climber Tommy Caldwell (from the Free Solo documentary), and more. This season is all about finding empowerment through sharing these stories, and we can’t wait for you to join us.

51 sAPR 16
Comments
We're Back!

Merry Bloody Christmas

ETracy Rowland's mother figured her daughter's Christmas Break home from college was the perfect time to schedule surgery. She wouldn't miss any class and be able to lay around and recover. Of course, that's not exactly what ended up happening. Tracy is here to tell us about a Christmas memory her family still talks about. And! It's the end of Season 1! From all of us here at I, Survivor we want to thank you SO much for listening. We'll be back for Season 2 in April. Happy Holidays! Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Bombas - Go to bombas.com/survivorand enter survivor at checkout for 20% off. Lending Club - Save some money atlendingclub.com/survivor

29 MIN2018 DEC 25
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Merry Bloody Christmas

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